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05:01
05:01

Parliament Demands Audit into Fire that Razed Makerere's Ivory Tower Makerere University 1 3 Top story

Muyingo told Parliament that the University was now faced with the task of restoring the iconic building in time for the centenary celebrations due in 2022 and that the academic programmes at the University would resume on time as directed by the government and all arrangements to receive the students have been finalized.
19:06
19:06

Parliament Queries Planned Re-opening of Schools re-opening schools 1 2

However, Soroti County MP Kenneth Esiangu questioned why the government was in the rush to open schools at a time when the country is registering high numbers of COVID-19 cases yet the schools had been closed before a single case was registered.
17:54
17:54

MPs Resist EC Position on Candidates’ Names 2021 Elections 6 1

The Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi however said that for those aspirants who changed names before the 26th March 2015 through a statutory declaration or affidavit, the presentation of a sworn affidavit shall be valid for nominations by the Electoral Commission.
16:59
16:59

War Brewing Between MPs and Marabou Stork For Parliamentary Space Health 1 2

The Minister of State for Energy Sarah Opendi has raised "a matter of national importance" in Parliament., saying the nesting of Marabou Storks could be hazardous and could bring about zoonotic diseases that people don’t know
15:52
15:52

MPs Furious as Centenary Park Compensation Holds Flyover Project KCCA 4 1

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Wednesday told the committee that M/S Nalongo Estates, a company owned by Kampala Businessman Sarah Kizito is holding the land for the project to pending a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA.
05:33
05:33

MPs Demand Comprehensive Plan on Reopening of Schools 1 5

The chairperson of the committee Jacob Opolot observed that the children cannot study unsupervised through radio and television lessons and the majority of learners are faced with a strange language and approach that renders them unable to benefit from the lessons.
18:45
18:45

Legislators: What Caused MP Faith Alupo’s Death? 7 1

Alupo died a week ago, after a short illness. At the time of her death, there was information indicating that she had succumbed to COVID-19. But the second Deputy Prime Minister Alhajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja told Parliament this afternoon that the legislator was expecting and receiving treatment for diabetes and high blood pressure.
08:04
08:04

EC Establishes Complaints Desk as Nomination Process Kicks off

According to the EC Spokesperson Paul Bukenya, the complaints’ desk will provide any required information to the public and to election officials, to facilitate the process of verification of aspirants or supporters on the National Voters’ Register.
14:08
14:08

Parliament Yet to Receive Ministry Report on Dead MP Alupo Faith Alupo 1 2

Despite having not received a report to confirm cause of death from the health ministry the assistant director for communication and public affairs at Parliament Helen Kaweesa says Pariament will proceed with its program of a special sitting next week until advised otherwise by the health ministry.
17:48
17:48

Ankole, Buganda Have Best Roads, Karamoja the Worst - Katumba Wamala road network 1 2

According to General Katumba Wamala, the Ministry and Uganda National Roads Authority followed specific criteria in paving roads and overtime, the coverage will be enhanced. He says some of the technical reasons behind paving the roads include; roads critical to support agriculture, tourism, oil and gas, minerals and other economic activities.
17:49
17:49

Parliament Defers Decision on NSSF Mid-term Access To Benefits 2 1

First presented before Parliament in August 2019, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill, 2019 has generated controversy on issues regarding the mid-term access of funds, direct lending to government and whether the fund should revert to the ministry of Gender.
16:53
16:53

Parliament Bus Evacuating Covid-19 Patients Catches Fire Kitgum District 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema couldn’t tell whether any of the people on the bus sustained injuries.
16:14
16:14

Premier Rugunda Tasks Internal Affairs Minister to Present Kibwetere Massacre Report 1 1

On 26th August, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga gave the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda a two weeks ultimatum to present before the House an action taken report on the Kibwetere massacre as well as compensation for orphans.
12:49
12:49

30 Buildings in Mbale City Stolen, Sold, Mortgaged 1 2

According to the Members of Parliament led by the Committee Vice Chairperson Ibrahim Kasozi, over 30 buildings in Mbale town were fraudulently sold off to people, who have mortgaged them in banks
07:27
07:27

Violence Shouldn’t Define 2021 Elections –MPs democracy 5 1

MPs from across the political divide asked the government to ensure that all rights should continue to be protected even when the country embarks on the democratic process. Their remarks come after the conclusion of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party primaries which were marred with violence, rigging and other irregularities.
07:23
07:23

Joint Committee Rejects NSSF Direct Lending to Gov't NSSF Bill 1 1

The committees observed that NSSF already lends to the government and other entities using instruments prescribed in the URBRA Act & Regulations including, among others; Treasury Bills, Bonds and government securities.
19:29
19:29

Ministers Abscond from Parliament after Loss in NRM Primaries NRM polls 3 1

Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament said that the matter of absentee Ministers including the leader of Government Business and Chief Whip should be brought to the attention of the President.
17:01
17:01

Private Universities Lecturers Seek UGX 25 Billion from Govt 1 2 Top story

Under the Consortium of Private Universities Academic Staff in Uganda (COPUASU), they have petitioned Speaker Rebecca Kadaga indicating that the pandemic has deprived them of critical financial resources including their salaries.
16:22
16:22

MPs Who Lost in NRM Primaries Not to Contest As Independents Parliament 1 3

The losers led by Minister of State for Investment Evelyn Anite who lost the Koboko NRM flag to Dr Charles Ayume said that despite the irregularities in the primaries, they will not challenge the results.
11:28
11:28

Pensioners, Civil Servants Want Pension Scheme Digitized 3

William Bateganya, a civil servant at Makerere University, says there is no proper representation and advocacy for pension schemes in the country.
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